It just keeps getting better and better.....
First the History lesson.
1. Two weeks ago I used the "Upgrade" option from PTC.com to update from M050 to M100. Only to find out, instead of an overwrite of M050 with M100, I got M100 files only and it did not remove and replace M050. Even though M100 was pulled down from PTC.com, Creo was still launching M050. Lived with it until I had time to deal with it.
2. For a couple weeks I asked question on the exploder why the upgrade did what it did. I received a couple suggestions about changing date codes, psf files, etc.... why should
Latest Update....and maybe no surprise to the SysAdmins,
Started a case with PTC and had some attention to this issuethis morning. I am at a 50% solution at the moment. The weirdness with multiple installs,inability to uninstall and crossed executablesis still a PITA and separtate.
It turns out my graphics card, while not on the aproved list(it did run M050 fine with no issues) cannot run Creo2 past M080 without OpenGL being disabled. This was apparently the primary issue for the M100 hang. The PTC AE created a temporary startup pointing to M100 with OpenGL diabled. It works but I am nervous to run forward with it setup like this. I need to make a decision to either 1. run M080 with OpenGL enabled...2. run higher builds with OpenGL disabled....or 3. buy a new machine with an approved graphics card (more $$$$) in prep for late Creo2 builds and Creo3 coming soon to a theater near you.